Physiotherapist (3142)

Physiotherapists assess patients and plan and carry out individually designed treatment programs to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning and mobility, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients. Physiotherapists are employed in hospitals, clinics, industry, sports organizations, rehabilitation centres and extended care facilities, or they may work in private practice. (National Occupational Classification)

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Education

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Visit U of M's faculty and department homepage to learn about program application deadlines and processes, as well as additional in-house resources and opportunities. Ergonomics may be pursued with either a Bachelor of Kinesiology or a Master of Occupational Therapy depending on the work environment desired.

Exploring Other Education Options

A 6-Step Guide for Internationally-Educated Physiotherapist - Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials - information for foreign-trained PTs

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Date modified: October 23, 2018